Lindauer, a shortstop from the University of Illinois, had a .309 batting average with nine home runs and 38 RBI for the Fighting Illini in 2013. He was named to the All-Big Ten First team last season.
Lindauer is foregoing his senior season at Illinois to join the Astros organization.
From what I'm reading about Lindauer is that he's a solid hitter with some pop in his bat. Last season he had nine home runs out of the leadoff spot. He's also a pretty good base stealer, having swiped 15 bases in 16 attempts.
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